Oxford, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 21,232 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +45.5%
Males: 10,091  (47.5%)
Females: 11,141  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  36.8 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 36203.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,026 (it was $40,397 in 2000)
Oxford:

$45,026
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,916 (it was $18,923 in 2000)

Oxford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $111,369 (it was $79,300 in 2000)
Oxford:

$111,369
AL:

$122,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $717.

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  • Races in Oxford, AL (2013)

    Oxford races chart
    • 16,48977.8%White alone
    • 2,55012.0%Black alone
    • 1,6067.6%Hispanic
    • 3281.5%Two or more races
    • 2111.0%Asian alone
    • 200.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 170.08%American Indian alone

Races in Oxford detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Oxford: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (16.5%), Irish (11.8%), English (10.7%), German (7.2%), Dutch (3.0%), French (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on early 1850s

Elevation: 658 feet

Land area: 18.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,164 people per square mile   (low).

Oxford,AL real estate house value index trend

Oxford, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Oxford:

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oxford city:

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

407 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.5% Europe, 0.3% Asia).

This city:

2.8%
Alabama:

2.0%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Oxford, Alabama as of August 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Oxford to the number of sex offenders is 851 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $748 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $374 (0.4%)

Oxford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (56.4 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (579.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hobson City, AL (1.2 miles ), West End-Cobb Town, AL (2.0 miles ), Anniston, AL (2.1 miles ), Blue Mountain, AL (2.5 miles ), Bynum, AL (2.7 miles ), Saks, AL (2.8 miles ), Munford, AL (2.8 miles ), Weaver, AL (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 91 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 1998: 101 buildings, average cost: $96,100
  • 1999: 105 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2000: 192 buildings, average cost: $179,500
  • 2001: 177 buildings, average cost: $157,700
  • 2002: 146 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2003: 87 buildings, average cost: $139,900
  • 2004: 89 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2005: 93 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2006: 89 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2007: 137 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2008: 99 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2009: 82 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 2010: 53 buildings, average cost: $148,400
  • 2011: 33 buildings, average cost: $162,900
  • 2012: 38 buildings, average cost: $170,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.60 N, Longitude: 85.84 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,779 (+8.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,580 (30.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

Oxford household income distribution Oxford home values distribution

Crime rates in Oxford by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 1011104412
per 100,000 6.80.06.64.94.90.018.918.64.79.4
Rapes 924111291697
per 100,000 61.413.626.253.958.543.34.728.042.232.9
Robberies 383333484737N/A20288
per 100,000 259.4224.2216.3235.3229.1177.8N/A93.2131.437.6
Assaults 82498752438956783845
per 100,000 559.8332.8570.1255.0209.6427.7264.5363.6178.4211.7
Burglaries 184173229230179248186226222206
per 100,000 1,256.11,175.11,500.71,127.7872.71,191.8878.61,053.61,042.0968.9
Thefts 1,0329391,0119369571,1129981,003982874
per 100,000 7,044.86,378.26,625.24,589.14,665.85,344.14,714.04,675.84,609.04,110.8
Auto thefts 981219166556758724650
per 100,000 669.0821.9596.3323.6268.1322.0274.0335.6215.9235.2
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A2N/AN/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A9.3N/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.2) 696.1564.2649.6476.8449.5511.3431.4461.4404.6360.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Oxford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 58 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.35
Alabama average:

2.23
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.9%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Oxford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Oxford, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Oxford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 124% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the Oxford city center killed 7 people and injured 199 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F4 tornado 19.8 miles away from the city center killed 22 people and injured 150 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oxford-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 82.8 miles away from Oxford center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 190.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 193.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 115.5 miles away from Oxford center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 186.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Calhoun County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oxford topographic map

Birthplace of: Lash LeRoux - Cartoonist, Rick and Bubba - Radio personality.

Hospitals and medical centers in Oxford:

  • SOUTHERNCARE OXFORD (1801 US HWY 78E)
  • RAI-SNOW ST-OXFORD (711 SNOW STREET)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER - OXFORD (P O BOX 3408, 1130 SOUTH HALE STREET)

Amtrak station near Oxford:

  • 4 miles: ANNISTON (126 W.4TH ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oxford:

  • Jacksonville State University (about 17 miles; Jacksonville, AL; Full-time enrollment: 7,566)
  • Gadsden State Community College (about 29 miles; Gadsden, AL; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Southern Union State Community College (about 36 miles; Wadley, AL; FT enrollment: 4,120)
  • West Georgia Technical College (about 39 miles; Waco, GA; FT enrollment: 4,768)
  • University of West Georgia (about 43 miles; Carrollton, GA; FT enrollment: 10,358)
  • Snead State Community College (about 46 miles; Boaz, AL; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 51 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)

Public high school in Oxford:

Private high school in Oxford:

  • TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 145; Location: 1500 AIRPORT RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Oxford:

See full list of schools located in Oxford, School District: OXFORD CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Oxford:

  • OXFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $377,001; Location: 110 EAST 6TH STREET; 34,957 books; 2,242 audio materials; 3,836 video materials; 79 state licensed databases; 57 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Oxford: Choccolocco Creek Sewage Treatment Plant (A), Oxford Civic Center (B), Oxford Fire Department Station 1 (C), Oxford Fire Department Station 2 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Old Mill Mall Shopping Center (1), Quintard Mall Shopping Center (2), Sky City Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Oxford include: Trinity Baptist Church (A), Rocky Mount Baptist Church (B), Pine Ridge Church (C), Oxford Church of Christ (D), Meadowbrook Baptist Church (E), Grace Baptist Church (F), First Baptist Church of Oxford (G), Faith Childrens Home Mission (H), Fairview Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pine Ridge Cemetery (1), Antioch Cemetery (2), Coldwater Cemetery (3), Oxford Memorial Gardens Cemetery (4), Oconee Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Oxford Lake (A), Blue Pond (B), Robertsons Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Wolfskull Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Oxford: Oxford Stadium (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Aqua Escapes (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1714 Al Highway 21 S) (1), Time Out Arcade (Amusement & Theme Parks; 700 Quintard Drive Ofc) (2), R & R Travel Service (407 East Choccolocco Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Days Inn (3 Recreation Dr) (1), Liberty Inn (101 Highway 78 West) (2), Econo Lodge Oxford (25 Elm Street) (3), Anniston - Oxford/Talladega Speedway (202 Grace St) (4), Holiday Inn (US 78 & Al 21 & I-20) (5), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (160 Colonial Drive) (6), Howard Johnson Express Inn (I-20 Exit 185 P.O. Box 3308) (7), Howard Johnson (US+C67 Highway 78 & 21 South) (8), Comfort Inn Oxford (138 Elm Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Calhoun County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2006 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

74

Ozone [ppb] level in 2006 was 32.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.8
U.S.:

32.0

Drinking water stations with addresses in Oxford that have no violations reported:

  • OXFORD WATER WORKS & SEWER BOARD (Population served: 27,141, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.1%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.8% for Black residents, 27.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 64.4% for other race residents, 14.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.8%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.0%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Oxford in 2010:

  • 158 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 54 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 32 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 8 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
172 people in other group homes in 2000
4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Oxford, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Oxford compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.

Banks with branches in Oxford (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Highway 78 East Branch at 2020 Us Highway 78 East, branch established on 1984/09/11; Oxford Branch at 404 Hamric Dr E, branch established on 1978/10/03. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Farmers and Merchants Bank: Oxford Branch at 35 Ali Way, branch established on 1998/02/15. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $202.4 mil, Deposits: $170.9 mil, headquarters in Piedmont, AL, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: F&M Financial Corp
  • Compass Bank: Oxford Branch at 720 Quintard Drive, branch established on 1973/04/09. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Oxford Branch at 92 Plaza Lane, branch established on 2008/04/12. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Cheaha Bank: at 1320 Highway Drive, branch established on 2000/08/23. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $171.0 mil, Deposits: $141.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Cheaha Financial Group, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Oxford Branch at 409 Choccolocco Road, branch established on 1973/11/27. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Regions Bank: Oxford Branch at 804 Quintard Avenue, branch established on 1993/11/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Noble Bank & Trust, N.A.: Oxford Office at 1836 Highway 78, branch established on 2005/10/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $165.9 mil, Deposits: $143.5 mil, headquarters in Anniston, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Oxford, Alabama:

  • Super 8, 1600 Al Hwy 21 S, Oxford, AL 36203 , Phone: (256) 835-1492, Fax: (256) 835-0636
  • Econolodge, 25 Elm St, Oxford, AL 36203 , Phone: (256) 831-9480, Fax: (256) 831-1970
  • Quality Inn, Us Hwy 78 & Al 21 S, Oxford, AL 36203 , Phone: (256) 831-3410, Fax: (256) 831-9560
  • Motel 6, 202 Grace St, Oxford, AL 36203 , Phone: (256) 831-5463, Fax: (256) 831-5628
  • Jameson Inns, 161 Colonial Dr, Oxford, AL 36203 , Phone: (256) 835-2170
  • Liberty Inn, 101 Hwy 78 W, Oxford, AL 36203 , Phone: (256) 831-3000, Fax: (256) 831-3000
  • Wingate Inn-oxford, 143 Colonial Dr, Oxford, AL 36203 , Phone: (256) 831-1921
  • Sleep Inn, 88 Colonial Dr, Oxford, AL 36203 , Phone: (256) 831-2191, Fax: (256) 831-1415
  • 9 other hotels and motels
All 17 fire-safe hotels and motels in Oxford, Alabama

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Alabama average:

11.9

Oxford travel time to work - commute Oxford mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oxford city (based on Calhoun County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant67,564204
Mainline Protestant7,06642
Black Protestant5,16324
Catholic3,1924
Other1,5906
Orthodox401
None33,957-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 31
Calhoun County:

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Calhoun County:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 87
Calhoun County:

7.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 76
Here:

6.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.5%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Calhoun County:

33.2%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.1%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$40,893$49,0720$0
Other Government Administration 11$40,778$44,4855$3,158
Judicial and Legal 2$7,116$42,6960$0
Police Protection - Officers 48$197,877$49,4690$0
Police - Other 10$31,239$37,4870$0
Firefighters 13$49,422$45,62038$9,749
Streets and Highways 5$13,219$31,7260$0
Solid Waste Management 32$84,606$31,7274$4,872
Parks and Recreation 28$74,127$31,76941$22,332
Water Supply 36$139,349$46,4502$1,444
Local Libraries 8$17,494$26,2410$0
Other and Unallocable 14$45,049$38,6131$1,229
Totals for Government 217$741,169$40,98691$42,784

4.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,505 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.75%
Alabama average:

6.02%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($350 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

0.05%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Talladega County, AL  0.71% ($32,240 average AGI)
from Etowah County, AL  0.47% ($27,598)
from Cleburne County, AL  0.24% ($25,596)


5.48% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,277 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
Alabama average:

6.06%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($393 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

0.05%
Alabama average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Talladega County, AL  0.71% ($32,744 average AGI)
to Etowah County, AL  0.44% ($32,363)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.33% ($26,692)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oxford:

  • WHOG (1120 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HOBSON CITY, AL; Owner: HOBSON CITY BROADCASTING CO)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHMA (1390 AM; 5 kW; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: CASEY NETWORK, LLC)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WDNG (1450 AM; 1 kW; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WDNG, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WANA (1490 AM; 1 kW; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: DEWEY D. LANKFORD)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZZX (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LINEVILLE, AL; Owner: ROBERT A. PERRY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAAX (570 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oxford:

  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • W269AX (101.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTDR (92.7 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: JACOBS BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSSY-FM (97.5 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)
  • WASZ (95.5 FM; ASHLAND, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGRW (90.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WORD WORKS, INC.)
  • WCKS (102.7 FM; FRUITHURST, AL; Owner: WCKS, INC.)
  • WGMZ (93.1 FM; GLENCOE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WKXX (102.9 FM; ATTALLA, AL; Owner: BROADCAST MEDIA LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Oxford:

  • WJXS-CA (Channel 24; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA HERITAGE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WCIQ (Channel 7; MOUNT CHEAHA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W29AO (Channel 29; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Oxford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 49Number of bridges
  • 383m1,257ftTotal length
  • $164,275,000Total costs
  • 661,040Total average daily traffic
  • 159,516Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 211960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 122000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Oxford, AL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Oxford)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 90 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Oxford, AL)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oxford)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Oxford)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED27$140,94724$131,667119$130,7938$27,39313$81,0267$44,504
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$75,1203$116,4579$132,6172$21,1750$01$41,430
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$154,8787$68,14754$126,4868$25,1935$41,4604$40,023
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$119,8853$113,80037$129,6381$65,7001$79,1502$75,260
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$06$149,1300$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0010.00 , 0011.00, 0012.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$207,7452$216,780
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$176,1952$183,440
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$159,3901$410,720
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$57,400

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0010.00 , 0011.00, 0012.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Businesses in Oxford, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Marriott2
Ace Hardware1Maurices1
Aeropostale1McDonald's2
American Eagle Outfitters1Motel 61
Applebee's1New Balance2
Arby's2Nike7
Bath & Body Works1Nissan1
Baymont Inn1OfficeMax1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Old Navy1
Blockbuster1Olive Garden1
Burger King1Outback1
Chick-Fil-A2Outback Steakhouse1
Comfort Inn1Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Suites1Payless1
Cracker Barrel1PetSmart1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1Quiznos1
DressBarn1RadioShack1
Dressbarn1Red Lobster1
Econo Lodge1Rite Aid2
FedEx5Rue211
Firestone Complete Auto Care1SONIC Drive-In1
Foot Locker1Sears2
GNC1Shoe Carnival1
GameStop2Sleep Inn1
Gap1Spencer Gifts1
H&R Block1Sprint Nextel1
Hardee's1Starbucks2
Hilton1Subway2
Hobby Lobby1T-Mobile2
Holiday Inn1T.J.Maxx1
Home Depot1Taco Bell1
Howard Johnson1Target1
IHOP1Toys"R"Us1
JCPenney1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS4
Kincaid1Vans1
Kohl's1Verizon Wireless1
La-Z-Boy1Victoria's Secret1
Lane Bryant1Waffle House3
Lane Furniture3Walmart1
Lowe's1

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  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Metal and metal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales and related occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other protective service workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Primary, secondary, and special education school teachers: (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Drugs and druggists' sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers in 2006 per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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